IPAF Static Boom - Category 1b (spider training)

We offer on-site training on all IPAF categories and a range of other work at height training courses. 
  • Duration - Maximum 6 Delegates per day – 1-3 day course
  • Location - Delivered at your site
  • Who should Attend? This course is for anyone who operates, supervises or manages the use of powered access equipment category (1b)

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IPAF Training Static Boom Category 1a

IPAF 1b Static Boom Course Description

This course instructs an operator to prepare and safely operate powered static booms which include Spider booms on tracks or wheels, Van-mounted booms, Truck-mounted booms or Trailer-mounted booms.

As this type of equipment can be very complex we often recommend a course longer than 1 day.  This is dependant on the model of equipment and the experience of the delegates. Please ask for further details

A mix of theory and practical training, this course is designed to enable operators to manoeuvre, drive and position the MEWPs safely and proficiently. Courses can be undertaken boom lifts, trailer mounted or truck mounted platforms. 

This course is Instructor-led practical training with both a written and practical assessment.

Delegates successfully completing the course will receive an IPAF Certificate and Powered Access Licence (PAL) Card valid for 5 years.

On-site training

Our on-site training is available anywhere in the UK and Ireland subject to minimum numbers. A suitable room would be required for on-site training for the theory section of the course, and a Mobile Boom is needed for the practical.

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Contact our training team today on +44 (0) 113 287 8446 for the latest availability to discuss your requirements.

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“HLS offers a number of internationally recognised training courses, including IPAF and IOSH, and can also deliver bespoke training to meet site-specific needs. Our training can either be carried out on site at customers’ premises or in one of our dedicated UK training facilities, and we can organise refresher courses to ensure continued compliance with the latest best practice and legal requirements.”

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Useful information

The Work at Height Regulations 2005 requires employers to ensure that employees are appropriately trained to carry out their work safely. HLS is a specialist provider of training for safe and compliant working at height. These courses may be provided on your site, potentially using your own equipment, or at one of our training centre partners.


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